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Overweight and obesity and weight change in middle aged men: impact on cardiovascular disease and diabetes
  1. S Goya Wannamethee,
  2. A Gerald Shaper,
  3. Mary Walker

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Context: The benefit of weight reduction for cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes remains uncertain.

Objective: To examine the effects of baseline body mass index on major CVD outcomes and diabetes over a 20 year follow up, and of weight change in the first five years over the subsequent 15 years.

Design and setting: A …

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